|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Building a Frankenstein Monster and How to Maintain it|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Building a Frankenstein Monster and How to Maintain it Presented by Morten Recorded by David Lanier Theres different ways of creating your badass & unique theme in drupal, from the "hey just clean it up in the css", to the "ill rewrite the hole thing goddammit!" This session will focus on the middle way. by using the "best theming practices" throwing in your own cutting edge front end style, and mixing it up with a bit of hard work it will be alive
Keywords: DrupalCon DC 2009; Morten
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - More Than Search: How ApacheSolr Changes the Way You Build Sites - drupalcon Jacob Singh|
The search revolution is finally available to anyone with a Drupal site. By connecting Drupal to a Solr search backend, new possibilities arise for how to structure sites, discover content, and keep your visitors coming back. Our case study will be Drupal.org and Groups.drupal.org. It's the community you know and love, but you're going to love it even more when you can search and drill down into groups, authors, tags and dates, then save your search and pipe it into an RSS feed...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009 ApacheSolr
Downloads: 4,011 (1 review)
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Media Mover: File Processing and Storage - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Media Mover: File Processing and Storage - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) Media Mover provides a unique tool set of tools for administrators who need media and file processing and storage. This session will focus on how to utilize Media Mover with external file sources for presentation on your Drupal site, file processing for web and archival purposes, and storage on foreign file systems.
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Arthur
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Objectifying Drupal: An Introduction to OOP - drupalcon|
After years of avoiding classes Drupal is slowing moving toward using object-orientation in more areas, from the DB to unit testing to Views. However, many Drupal developers do not have experience with OOP design. This session will cover the concept of design patterns, both procedural and OOP, how Drupal leverages them now, and how we can better leverage OOP in Drupal without falling into common traps...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Larry Garfield
|Scaling Drupal: Not IF...HOW|
What do Fast Company, The Big Money, The Onion, Lifetime Television, SonyBMG, Flex.org, DressupChallenge.com, and NowPublic have in common? All are popular sites, some with traffic of a million or more pageviews a day. But there's more. They all run on Drupal. Some people still ask if Drupal can scale. We say, "It's not a question of IF, but HOW". Come and hear how we scale sites like myLifetime.com, TheBigMoney.com, and DressUpChallenge.com.
Keywords: DrupalCon DC 2009; Thomas Wysocki
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Drupal Patterns: Managing and Automating Site Configurations - drupalcon|
Drupal is an amazing framework. Complicated websites and web applications can be created by combining configurations of Modules, Content Types (CCK,) Views, Panels, Menus, Blocks, Categories, Roles & Permissions. This site setup and configuration process is very time consuming and repetitive. This process can and should be automated! Site configuration should also be stored in a format that is easy to read, modify, manage, & share...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Chris Bryant
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Drupal 7: What's Done, What's Coming, and How You Can Help - drupalcon|
While people are scrambling to get their sites and modules ported to Drupal 6, Drupal 7 development has been charging full speed ahead. This session will talk about the progress of Drupal 7 to date, revolutionary improvements to Drupal core's development process, what new changes you should be aware of, what improvements are coming down the pipe, and how anyone (yes, anyone) can help make Drupal 7 the most awesome release yet!
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009 Angie Byron
Downloads: 4,987 (1 review)
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - What's New In Web Development - drupalcon|
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Konstantin Kafer
|Using SMS for Data Collection - drupacon|
SMS technology has been around for over decade. Isn't it about time we start using it for something useful? We want to give mobile users the ability to communicate with our Drupal sites–no smartphone required. The SMS Framework will now allow you to build robust solutions for mobile data collection with very small amount of custom code. Presented by: Will White Recorded by: David Lanier
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Will White
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Drupal Module Development Kickstart - drupalcon|
In this workshop we will share easy ways to begin with module development, highlighting some simple ways to integrate with Drupal. We will start from some basic hooks, and point out security, localization and internationalization best practices. Drupal might look intimidating at first, but you'll learn that starting off your first modules is a breeze. Presented by: Gábor Hojtsy Recorded by: Alan Doucette
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Gábor Hojtsy
Downloads: 3,805 (1 review)
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Practical Semantic Web and Why You Should Care - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Practical Semantic Web and Why You Should Care - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) In this session, I'll talk about the semantic web and provide some background information about it, why it matters, and where it is in its evolutionary cycle (RDFa just got accepted as W3C recommendation, for example). Then I'll talk about how it fits into Drupal and what tools are available today...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Boris Mann
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Communicating Data Online - drupalcon|
You have access to tons of information, Eric Gundersen of the online strategy shop Development Seed will talk about how interactive maps, data visualizations, and other online tools can quickly show you the bigger picture around large scale international issues. Eric will demo the new Pandemic Preparedness Mapping site (http://preparedness.interaction.org/) built for InterAction to prevent the spread of a catastrophic disease like bird flu...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Eric Gundersen
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Totally Rocking Your Development Environment|
Are you a lazy developer? If you aren't, you should be! Find out about editor tricks that can save you hours and hours of effort and frustration. Learn about browser tips that make it easy to test your sites with different users, track down elusive bugs, and test. Develop the virtue of laziness by automating as much as you can with makefiles, the Drupal Shell, regression tests, and other goodies. Share your best tips during this interactive session...
Keywords: DrupalCon DC 2009; Sacha Chua
|Drupalcon DC 2009 - Drupal Databases The Next Generation|
Presented by Larry Garfield Recorded by David Lanier Drupal's database layer has undergone a major overhaul in Drupal 7 to take advantage of new and powerful features in PHP 5. The new system includes over a dozen new features, from a query builder in core to support for Master/slave replication. As with most major overhauls, however, that means API changes. This session will cover the challenges of database abstraction, Drupal's approach, and how to fully leverage the new system in your own cod...
Keywords: Drupalcon DC 2009; Larry Garfield
|The Drupal.org Redesign - drupalcon|
Just how do you re-design a website when you have 300,000+ clients? Is design by community as bad as design by committee? In this presentation we'll discuss the community centric approach we have taken to this project and the various tools and activities we used to recruit, engage with and communicate with the community, including some innovative approaches to participatory and crowdsourcing design...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Mark Boulton
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - CCK Mashup, Oh The Things You Can Do! - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - CCK Mashup, Oh The Things You Can Do! - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) The Content Construction Kit (CCK) is pretty handy by itself, but really useful when hooked into other modules. We'll look at ways to combine CCK with Views, Panels, Devel, and lots of other modules to make Drupal sing and dance.
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Karen Stevenson
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Beyond the Web: Drupal Meets the Desktop - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Beyond the Web: Drupal Meets the Desktop - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) We all know that Drupal is a robust self-contained system for running a social website, but what about when you want to hook it up with the desktop or mobile devices? This session will take a look at the capabilities built into Drupal core, as well as contributed modules, for combining Drupal with desktop and mobile clients...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Justin Miller
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Limitations of the Drupal Theme Layer - drupalcon|
With the release of Drupal 6, phptemplate put a triumphant end to any alternative templating systems in Drupal. We've reached the holy grail of theming -- all that remains is to replace in-code theme() functions with preprocess hooks and churn out hundreds of template files, right? Not so fast. In this session I will argue that the Drupal community needs to keep its eye on the ball -- true separation of data from presentation -- and argue why there is still more underlying work to be done...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009 Young Hahn
|Drupalcon DC 2009 - The Future of Callbacks|
access callback, page callback, title callback maybe render callback and of course the block callback....
Keywords: Drupalcon DC 2009; Karoly Negyesi
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Advanced Theming Techniques - drupalcon|
CivicActions themers Trevor Twining and Bevan Rudge will help novice themers get up the learning curve and on their way to creating great, professional looking sites by demonstrating advanced theming tools, tips and techniques. The session will have a lot of time of for Q&A and include code samples and examples to take home. Spot prize; copies of "Drupal 6 Themes" by Ric Shreeves. Presented by: Trevor Twining Recorded by: Chris Rowe
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Trevor Twining
Downloads: 4,038 (1 review)
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - The Path to Richer Text: Input Format Improvements in Drupal 7 - drupalcon|
Input formats and text filters are one of the scariest parts of Drupal, but also one of the most important. As "guardians at the gate," input formats let users contribute text to a site in a way that can be both easy and safe. This session will focus on what input formats are, how they work, and some of the new, exciting features in Drupal 7 that will make them work even better and enable great new functionality (WYSIWYGs in core, perhaps?)...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; David Rothstein
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Building Advanced Social Networks at a Large U.S. University - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Building Advanced Social Networks at a Large U.S. University - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) Drupal excels at building social networks. I'll be diving into some of the theory behind what makes social networks tick plus demoing a large social network based on Organic Groups we're building at BYU.
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Kyle Mathews
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Typography and Layout on the Web - drupalcon|
While typography is not specifically related to Drupal, it is a topic that is often treated stepmotherly by webdesigners. This session tries to give a basic introduction to typography in general and point out why it is important to respect some rules. It also shows you how you can achieve good typography and clear layout on web pages leveraging all kinds of technologies supported by modern browsers...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Konstantin Käfer
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Performance in Drupal 7 - drupalcon|
Drupal 7 has seen several changes designed to improve performance. These include the code registry, multiple loading of first class objects and several upcoming patches including refactored pluggable subsystems. This talk will examine changes already in Drupal 7 and those on the horizon with a focus on database and code weight optimizations. Presented by: Nathaniel Catchpole Recorded by: Marc Tan
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Nathaniel Catchpole
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - PBS + Drupal = Great - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - PBS + Drupal = Great - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) Engage is a social media website run by PBS that brings together content and personalities from around the PBS universe. It contains an aggregator of PBS station and program blog postings, a jQuery powered live chat feature to allow users to ask questions of their favorite PBS personalities, and an interactive, geocoded gallery of PBS projects...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Matt Cheney
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Future of Files and Media - drupalcon|
Anyone who spent any time dealing with files in previous versions of Drupal knows what a pain it was. In Drupal 7 all that has changed. This session will examine at the new FileAPI and what it has to offer contrib module developers. Presented by: Andrew Morten Recorded by: Prameya Bhandari
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Andrew Morten
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Token: The Little API That Could - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Token: The Little API That Could - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) The Token module is one of the top 3 most commonly used modules in Drupal. With over 50 modules that expose data to token and approximately 30 modules that consume it, if your module needs to share data with other modules Token is probably a good way to do that.
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Greg Knaddison
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Deploying and Maintaining Drupal Sites Using the Aegir Hosting System - drupalcon|
Installing and maintaining a Drupal website is a straight forward process, even if most of the work required has to be done manually. This is sufficient if you only maintain a single or small number of sites, but it starts breaking down when you maintain ten, a hundred, or even a thousand sites. Aegir is a new set of contributed modules for Drupal that aims to solve this common problem. Presented by: Adrian Rossouw Recorded by: Marc Tan
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Adrian Rossouw
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - OpenID, Drupal, and the Open Web - drupalcon|
Practices are shifting to give us ownership over our data and our information on the internet. At the center of the current buzz around the Open Web, data portability, and distributed social networking is the basic need to identify people on the internet. Find out more about OpenID, tips on using it effectively, and where things are headed. Presented by: James Walker Recorded by: Alan Doucette
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009 James Walker
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Learning jQuery UI - drupalcon|
jQuery UI, built on top of jQuery, is a complete set of behaviors and components that can be used in building Rich Internet Applications. Behaviors and components included in jQuery UI include drag-and-drop, resizing, mouse-sorting, mouse-selecting (click-select, shift-select, ctrl-select, lasso select), dialogs, sliders, tabs, trees, grids, toolbars and menus. Presented by: Richard Worth Recorded by: Chris Rowe
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Richard Worth
|DrupalCon2009 - How To Kill Blue Marine - drupalcon|
Drupal 6 has a new theming layer that is wonderfully flexible and cool. And, yet, the themes that come bundled with Drupal 6 are the same old, boring ones weâve had for a very long time. But now we have a plan! Weâve outlined the steps we need to take in order to kill Blue Marine. During this session, weâll present the current state of our plan, outline the quick steps weâll need to make Drupal easier to theme, and discuss how to engage the larger CSS and Design community...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; John Albin
Downloads: 2,428 (1 review)
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Drupal and the Geospatial Web - drupalcon|
This presentation will include an overview of the emerging Geospatial web, and the technologies, standards and communities that are driving it. We'll look at how Google Maps fall short and how to go beyond its basic approach to mapping on the web. We'll cover where Drupal fits in, ways to incorporate other mapping tools and data into your projects. Specifically, what modules extend Drupal, enable it to leverage existing tools and how to use these to do new and interesting things...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Jeff Miccolis
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Life Beyond Email: Messaging and Notifications - drupalcon|
Traditionally site users receive a range of communications from a site or other users via email. Recently we've moved beyond the traditional "email only" paradigm and have created other ways a website can communicate with its users, including sending timely notifications using different methods, like SMS or IM, and allowing users to reply using the same methods. I propose presenting this work and the collection of modules that allow these different communications set ups for your Drupal site...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Jose Reyero
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Drupal with XMPP Integration - drupalcon|
Over the past few years, we have come to rely heavily on web-based tools, such as blogs, forums, wiki, and other to collaborate, manage schedules, and share information. At the same time, chat (or Instant Messaging) has become one of the predominant forms of communication. One issue remains, however: the web based tools and chat donât really âtalkâ to each other. Presented by: Darren Ferguson Recorded by Marc Tan
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Darren Ferguson
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Building APIs That Rock - drupalcon|
Making a new API for Drupal? Easy. Making one that's worth using? Not so simple. This session will cover best practices and common pitfalls for developers who want to expose new functionality in a re-usable fashion. Presented by: Jeff Eaton Recorded by: Marc Tan
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Jeff Eaton
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Using Drupal to Build a Product: Managing News - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Using Drupal to Build a Product: Managing News - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) In this demo I will present Development Seed's news tracker for teams: Managing News. I am going to explain its most important features, we will take a look at some of the gears under the hood, kick its tires and talk about creating a product with Drupal and future plans with Managing News.
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Alex Barth
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Why I Hate Drupal - drupalcon|
We've all heard Drupal can run every site from your personal blog to massive social networks. The framework is flexible and powerful enough to do anything. The showcase list of Drupal sites is impressive and growing. The community behind the magic continues to expand exponentially. The awards keep pouring in: Best Open Source CMS, Most Valuable Person, Top Innovator. Presented by: James Walker Recorded by: Marc Tan
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; James Walker
|Drupalcon DC 2009 - Inside Drupal Caching: From Static Variables to Memcache|
Caching is a critical component of Drupal. But how does it work? This session will clearly explain the nuts and bolts of the caching system internals, present successful caching strategies, and show how caching solutions can change as Drupal scales up using memcache as an example. One fortunate attendee will receive a free auto-throttle probability limiter.
Keywords: Drupalcon DC 2009; John VanDyk
|Drupalcon DC 2009 - Project Management for Fun and Profit - Drupalcon|
Making world class Drupal sites takes more than savvy design and good programming; it takes planning and great project management. We'll discuss general project management methodologies and tools as well as the Drupal-related specifics to help you scope, architect, and deliver beautifully built sites that make the most of Drupal. Agenda General * Why is Project Management Important? * Adding Project Management to your Workflow (or improving what you have now) * Overview of Tools Drupal Specifics...
Keywords: Drupalcon Dc 2009; Crystal Williams
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Our Identity Online - drupalcon|
From OpenID to OAuth to Activity Streams, Chris Messina is working to break the walled gardens of the internet and ensure the longevity of social networking through the production of technology that allows people to network between different websites. In this session, Chris will talk about his ideas and approaches to our identities online. Presented by: Chris Messina Recorded by: Ronald Mulero
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Chris Messina
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Building Church Websites with Drupal - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Building Church Websites with Drupal - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) Churches are not like businesses. They're not even like non-profits. Churches (and other ministries) are unique in their goals, their approach, and their challenges. In this session, Mustardseed Media Inc owner, Bob Christenson, and his Developer and Podcast Co-Host Matt Farina, will present how they build church community-style websites using Drupal on a daily basis, talkin...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Bob Christenson
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - A Gentle Intro to Drupal Code - drupalcon|
This session is made for folks who are new to coding in general or new to Drupal coding in particular. We'll start off with a basic discussion about working with Drupal as a framework and what that even means. Then we will go through an overview of how Drupal's framework is set up and the various API's and systems you can work with. Presented by: Addison Berry Recorded by: March Espedido
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009 Addison Berry
|Cloud Tutorial: Getting your Head in the Cloud|
The current economic climate has forced companies of all sizes to reevaluate their IT infrastructure and costs, but many are missing the boat by ignoring cloud computing. The presentation is a âhow to guideâ for first time users deploying cloud solutions and will dispel myths around the cloud, share how easy (and affordable) the cloud is to deploy, and demonstrate tools that make managing the system easy.
Keywords: DrupalCon DC 2009; Jonathan Bryce
|DrupalCon 2009 Keynote: Is Drupal Moral?, David Weinberger|
Presented by David Weinberger Recorded by David Lanier Is Drupal a moral product? That question shouldn't make sense since any technology can be used for good or for evil. While that's true, it doesn't tell the whole story. In this talk, we'll wonder what makes some actions moral, apply this to the Web, and then finally to Drupal. David Weinberger is a co-author of the bestselling book, The Cluetrain Manifesto...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; David Weinberger
|Drupal CDN Integration: Easier, More Flexible and Faster!|
Keywords: DrupalCon DC 2009; Wim Leers
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Making Dates and Calendars Rock! - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Making Dates and Calendars Rock! - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) We'll look at some of the rocking things you can do with Date and Calendar and a few other great Drupal 6 modules to create agenda-style views, embed customizable calendars anywhere, manage event attendance, hook up with the outside world using iCal, and lots lots more.
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Karen Stevenson
|Promiscuous Drupal: Building Your Site With Web APIs - drupalcon|
Whether it's a sidebar with Flickr photos or a shopping cart powered by Amazon, more and more of your site's features can be provided by other sites' Web 2.0 APIs. This session will cover strategies for building service driven sites, and best practices for exposing external web services to Drupal. One Lucky Attendee will receive a free novelty Drupal module. Presented by: Jeff Eaton Recorded by: Marc Tan
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Jeff Eaton
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Developing Facebook Applications with Drupal - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Developing Facebook Applications with Drupal - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) The Facebook Platform enables Applications which share content with the Facebook.com website. These Apps can be as rich and complex as any website, so Drupal is a natural choice for developing on this platform. This session introduces the Drupal for Facebook project. Topics include the basics of the Facebook API, differences between Canvas Pages and regular web pages...
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Dave Cohen
|Keynote: The State of Drupal - drupalcon|
Presented by Dries Buytaert. Recorded by David Lanier Dries Buytaert will give his bi-annual State of Drupal talk in the beginning of DrupalCon DC, where he'll discuss where Drupal is and where it is going. In particular, he'll discuss Drupal 7, usability, the Drupal.org redesign, and other developments to Drupal.
Keywords: drupalcon DC 2009; Dries Buytaert
Downloads: 18,957 (1 review)
|DrupalCon DC 2009 - Drupal Multimedia - drupalcon|
DrupalCon DC 2009 - Drupal Multimedia - Recorded by Robert Nelson Vance (http://robertnelsonvance.com/) This session will guide you through the steps necessary to build image, video, and audio into your sites, using Drupal 6 and a few important contributed modules. Aaron Winborn is the author of Drupal Multimedia, a developer for Advomatic, and the creator and maintainer of several multimedia modules.
Keywords: drupalcon dc 2009; Aaron Winborn
Downloads: 5,215 (1 review)